Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 2
Foreign Language 2
History 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted May 1
SAT Only Considered if submitted May 1
ACT Only Considered if submitted May 1
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted May 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Not used , ACT: Not used
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham
AL
35229
Phone
(800) 888-7218
Fax
(205) 726-2171
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins November 1
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
84% of 4,217 applicants were admitted
Women
85% of 2,797 applicants were admitted
Men
81% of 1,420 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,086 (31%) of 3,537 admitted students enrolled
Women
677 (28%) of 2,381 admitted students enrolled
Men
409 (35%) of 1,156 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
130
Students Accepting Wait List Position
41
Students Admitted From Wait List
6
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
38%
3.75 - 3.99
24%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
5%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49
0%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 580 average , 530-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
36%
Score of 500 - 600
47%
Score of 400 - 500
11%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 610 average , 570-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
11%
Score of 600 - 700
49%
Score of 500 - 600
34%
Score of 400 - 500
6%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
26 average , 23-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
20%
Score of 24 - 29
48%
Score of 18 - 23
30%
Score of 12 - 17
2%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: 24
Score of 30 - 36
7%
Score of 24 - 29
49%
Score of 18 - 23
33%
Score of 12 - 17
11%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Eng: 26
Score of 30 - 36
33%
Score of 24 - 29
36%
Score of 18 - 23
27%
Score of 12 - 17
4%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 29%
Top quarter: 58%
Top half: 82%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
2%
Student Government Officer
13%
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